Death Cab for Cutie

The Barsuk Years

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Limited to 1,500 pieces, The Barsuk Years is basically an early Death Cab for Cutie fan/collector's version of the Holy Grail, offering up all of the influential indie pop group's Barsuk albums (the 1997 cassette-only demo You Can Play These Songs with Chords, Something About Airplanes, We Have the Facts and We're Voting Yes, The Photo Album, and Transatlanticism) and EPs (The Forbidden Love EP and The Stability EP) on 180-gram vinyl, all of which (besides the already stellar-sounding Transatlanticism) have been remastered by Roger Seibel at Phoenix, Arizona's legendary SAE studios. Numbered, housed in an attractive cloth-bound box, and individually signed by the members of the band, The Barsuk Years exhaustively captures the group's rise from beloved insular indie darlings to mainstream Grammy-nominated rockers.